An influential member of Nó em Pingo d'Água and Pagode Jazz Sardinhas Club, Rodrigo Lessa participated on six of Nó and Pingo Dagua's albums, including Salvador, which was awarded with the Sharp Prize as Best Instrumental Group, as well in three of Pagode Jazz Sardinha's Club's albuns , wich was awarded with TIm prize, best instrumental group..
As arranger, he worked for many top acts like Ney Matogrosso, Guinga, Leila Pinheiro, and Ivan Lins. As a sideman, he played and recorded for Chico Buarque, Paulinho da Viola, Sivuca, Rafael Rabelo, and Lula Galvão, and also participated in festivals around Europe and North and South America. As composer he had some of his compositions recorded by Paulo Moura,Zeca Pagodinho, Joyce,Dona Ivone lara among others. His first solo CD, Solbambá, was released in 1998. ~ More info http://rodrigolessamusico.com.br